Windows 8

Having joined the domain i would like to login under the local acct, is that possible.
Andrew FairAsked:
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Adam LeinssServer SpecialistCommented:
just do .\name_of_local account and the password.
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Use computer\LocalUserName to logon locally.  Alternatively, you can use . to represent the local computer - .\LocalUserName
Andrew FairAuthor Commented:
When i select another user\acct i get the domain login page ie; username and pass for domain.
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discgmanCommented:
Here is a good article on creating and using a local account. I hate how windows 8 tricks people into logging in with a microsoft account.

http://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-switch-your-windows-8-1-log-in-to-a-local-account/
Glenn MadineSystems AnalystCommented:
As soon as you start typing the .\,  you should see the domain name disappear and be replaced by the machine name (on the login prompt).
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
What do you mean "domain login page"?  There is no "domain login page" - please post a screen shot.

Here's what we're saying:
First - my domain is "ME", my computer is "TERRA"
If I go to the list of users on my computer, I see this:
User ListI click on "Other Users" and I see this - which also has the "Logon To: ME" displayed:
Other UserI then specify the other user in the form "computername\username" or by using a "." in place of the computer name - notice the "Logon To:" changes from "ME" to "TERRA" after I type the \ character.
Other User Named
Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
If you're not seeing something like this you need to post a picture - take your cell phone camera or a digital camera and post the picture.

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Andrew FairAuthor Commented:
Perfect, Thank you!
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